NS2472 : Cheetah aero engine

taken 5 years ago, near to Garvock, Inverclyde, Great Britain

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Cheetah aero engine
Cheetah aero engine
This engine is one of a pair from an Avro Anson trainer which crashed on Dunrod Hill in 1939 during a formation exercise. The pilot survived, but a crew member died in the accident. The engine now sits at the edge of the car park at the Greenock Cut Visitor Centre. The other engine remains at the crash site on the hill.

The engine has been cleaned up and mounted since my previous visit in 2007 NS2472 : Cheetah aero engine.
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NS2472, 196 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 May, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Aircraft 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 246 721 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:54.6292N 4:48.4377W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 246 721
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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